Universal Basic Income

22.08.2019

Our Grenfell: Slow Death of the Poor

Our Grenfell: Slow Death of the Poor

By Diane Pagen Each of the high rises in the United Kingdom that have combusted over the course of the past 20 years—Garnock Court in Irvine, Scotland, and Lakenal House and Grenfell Tower in London—happened to be public housing, with poor people the obvious victims. Whether in the U.K., or… »

19.08.2019

Universal Basic Income Fixes the Housing Market

Universal Basic Income Fixes the Housing Market

By Alex Howlett In cities like New York, San Francisco, and Boston, housing prices and rents are high and rising. »

16.06.2019

Pressenza interviewed James Felton Keith

Pressenza interviewed James Felton Keith

Pressenza interviewed James Felton Keith during our “Perspectives from Utopia“ event in NYC on June 7. James is running for a seat in New York’s 13th Congressional District with the commitment of establishing an Universal Basic Income. https://youtu.be/_Mi-uGNdSxE… »

18.05.2019

We’ve declared a climate emergency – here’s what universal basic income could do to help the planet

We’ve declared a climate emergency – here’s what universal basic income could do to help the planet

Mark Maslin, UCL and Simon Lewis, UCL for The Conversation Governments around the world are declaring “climate and environmental emergencies” to highlight the unsustainable ways in which humans, over a few generations, have transformed the planet. We’ve made enough concrete to cover the entire surface… »

14.01.2019

Universal Basic Income Is Easier Than It Looks

Universal Basic Income Is Easier Than It Looks

by Ellen Brown Calls for a Universal Basic Income have been increasing, most recently as part of the Green New Deal introduced by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and supported in the last month by at least 40 members of… »

01.01.2019

Will 2019 bring opportunities to change the system?

Will 2019 bring opportunities to change the system?

By Howard Richards Some of us think 2008 was a lost opportunity. Humanity had a chance to change course to save itself and the biosphere. We blew it. Could 2019 be a second chance? The reason why 2008, instead of some other recent year, stands… »

22.12.2018

The need for a European Citizens’ Initiative on Universal and Unconditional Basic Income

The need for a European Citizens’ Initiative on Universal and Unconditional Basic Income

In 2013, a European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) on Universal and Unconditional Basic Income (UBI)[1] was carried out, but the one million signatures required were not collected and for some activists the action was a failure. The truth is that, back then UBI was not as well-known as it… »

26.11.2018

Unconditional Basic Income Europe network meets in Budapest for a public conference and workshops among its members

Unconditional Basic Income Europe network meets in Budapest for a public conference and workshops among its members

In Budapest, a conference and workshops on the topic of unconditional basic income, organised by UBIE and its partners in Hungary, took place on the weekend of 23-25 November. At the conference on Friday 25th, experts, politicians and specialists spoke about their ideas, suggestions and experiences. After… »

26.11.2018

Basic Income in the European Elections: an interview with Dániel Fehér

Basic Income in the European Elections: an interview with Dániel Fehér

On Friday the 23rd of November a public conference took place at the Hungarian Institute of Political History in Budapest, hosted by the First Hungarian Unconditional Basic Income Association together with the Progressive Hungary Foundation and bringing together members of the… »

29.10.2018

XVIII Symposium Universal Basic Income

XVIII Symposium Universal Basic Income

Los días 26 y 27 de octubre se desarrolló, en la sede de Barcelona Activa, el XVIII simposio de la Red Renta Básica. En él se pudo exponer los aspectos básicos de esta propuesta, así como aspectos más técnicos, políticos y sociales. Tal como se indica en la propia web, "La renta básica universal puede ser la clave para conseguir una sociedad más igualitaria donde se garanticen unos ingresos vitales y la libertad de toda la ciudadanía". »

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